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The Threatening Storm: What Every American Needs to Know Before an Invasion in Iraq

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In The Threatening Storm, Kenneth M. Pollack, one of the world’s leading experts on Iraq, provides a masterly insider’s perspective on the crucial issues facing the United States as it moves toward a new confrontation with Saddam Hussein.

For the past fifteen years, as an analyst on Iraq for the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Council, Kenneth Pollack
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ebook, 528 pages
Published March 25th 2003 by Random House (first published October 15th 2002)
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Joseph Stieb
Jan 03, 2016 Joseph Stieb rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A book I'm reading mainly for research purposes that presents some interesting challenges. The obvious (but unfair) criticism of this book would be to say that Pollack was completely wrong given what we now know. The real approach to critiquing him is sorting through what information was available at the time and what options or possibilities were overlooked. The remarkable thing about this book is how thorough, informed, and measured it is. The author really knows Iraq, and it's clear that if t ...more
Mj Sheppard
I read this before the Iraq War, and although it was compelling, almost everything in it was wrong.
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